Thursday, August 22, 2019

Schools

A Look Back: SAR’s Victory at the National Personal Finance Challenge

Adam Nerenberg could not have imagined that his passion for economics would lead to such immediate success, particularly while he was still in high school. As a junior, he was caught up in the clutches of standardized tests and AP classes. Flash forward to early May and he was leading the SAR High School Economics Club to

Annual TABC Seudat Shelishit Draws a Big Crowd

Despite the school year being over, close to 100 TABC students piled into their yeshiva on Shabbat afternoon, June 15, for an end-of-year seuda shelishit. After davening Mincha together in the beit midrash, students were able to select from the various shiurim being given by TABC rebbeim. After learning together, the program

RYNJ Fourth Graders Celebrate Siyum

Mazel Tov to RYNJ 4B! RYNJ talmidim made a siyum on Sefer Bereshit and Masechet Brachot. A special seuda, divrei Torah, choir and singing made the evening meaningful for students and their families. May they be zoche to make many more siyumim.

MTA Freshmen Participate in Once-in-a-Lifetime Opportunity

On Thursday, June 20, MTA talmidim in Rabbi Genachowski’s freshman shiur had the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to be mesameach chatan v’kallah at the wedding of an incredible couple who recently converted to Judaism. What an amazing way to welcome them to our community! Talmidim had a great time dancing with

Drawers and Chairs Are a Must, Not Yet the Kitchen Sink

We were kind of astounded when we heard that kids today are bringing drawers and chairs and lamps and who knows what else to make their camping experience more comfortable. Doesn’t camp mean rustic? We remember packing a large duffel bag filled with clothing to which Nina had the annoying task of ironing on name labels, and that was it.

Extra! Extra! WTA Kitah Alef Students Produce Their Own Newspaper

First graders at Westchester Torah Academy have spent time this year learning about newspapers, different sections in a newspaper, newspaper articles and how a newspaper is produced. Each student chose a section that appealed to them and wrote an article for that section. Children spent time handwriting their

Bi-Cultural Students Win First Place at Engineering Competition

A team of students from Bi-Cultural Hebrew Academy-Upper School was awarded first prize in the seventh annual CIJE (Center for Initiatives in Jewish Education) Innovation Day competition, held Sunday, May 19, at Bell Works in Holmdel, New Jersey.

The Bi-Cultural high school sophomores—Ben

WDS Wins Talmud Israeli Challenge

WDS students went undefeated to win both the boys and girls Talmud Israeli Challenge. Gavi Tropper and Maya Tratt won the individual competitions. Mazal tov!

KDS Seventh and Eighth Graders Hold First-Ever Chesed Fair

As a culmination of the first year of the CHEMDAT program at Kinneret, seventh and eighth graders participated in the first ever Chesed Fair. All students conceived of, initiated and implemented a chesed project during the year. From book sharing with needy youth, to Israel advocacy, students gave back and shared their

WDS Hebrew News Is Brought to Life in Sixth Grade

Morah Milka’s sixth grade Hebrew class got into character as newscasters to create news segments derived from Israel’s history! Each group of students was assigned a year in history to explore and create a news piece about. The groups then researched the politics, economic issues, wars and pop culture events

WDS Classes Unite to Decorate for Israeli Day Parade

Students at WDS worked hard creating posters for the Israeli Day Parade! Students in ganon, second grade and sixth and seventh grades have been working hard on preparations for the parade. Teachers enjoyed the solitude of painting as well. Thank you to everyone who came together to help and paint squares!

Kinneret Moot Beit Din Places Third in Coastal Competition

Kinneret’s Moot Beit Din Debate team participated in the annual competition with Los Angeles area schools. This year’s team learned about practical applications of Torah values as they spent six months preparing for the competition.

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